Seq # 362190050

Phiaris schulziana (Fabricius, 1776) Species

Last modified: April 6, 2022, 5:16 p.m.

A very rare heathland species in Belgium, mainly observed in the Kempen and in the southern part of the country.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Olethreutini > Genus: Phiaris > Species: Phiaris schulziana
Vernacular names
Granietbladroller (NL)
Phiaris zinckenana (Treitschke, 1830)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1844. Énumération des insectes Lépidoptères de la Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société royale des Sciences de Liége 2: 1–35. On page 21.




Museum specimens

Specimens in nature


The larva lives in spun leaves in a silken tube on the lower parts on the food plant. The adults are readily disturbed during the day from out of vegetation. They become active during late afternoon and evening and later come to light.

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Flight periods

The adults fly in one generation a year: from mid June till August.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Calluna vulgaris and Vaccinium oxycoccus

The larva lives on Vaccinium uliginosum, V. oxycoccus and Calluna vulgaris.

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